Admiral David D. Porter War-Date Autograph Letter Signed


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Civil War-dated ALS, one page, lightly-lined, 8 x 10, October 24, 1863. Letter to the superintendent of the Eaglewood Military Academy, in part: “I enclose you a check for 48 61/100…for clothing…for my son Theodoric…I will send him a double barrel gun if it is not against the rules of the school or academy. Will you please let me know.” Attractively double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Porter. In fine condition. 

Admiral (1813–1891) who helped improve the Navy as the superintendent of the US Naval Academy after significant service in the American Civil War. 

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President John Adams Handwritten Document

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Featured here is a desirable, lengthy example from this sought-after founding father beautifully custom framed with photo. Unsigned handwritten document, one page, 6 x 7.5, 1767. An itemized bill for work done by Benjamin Tirrillo on a boat belonging to William Price, penned entirely in Adams’s hand. He writes out sixteen lines of expenses incurred by Tirrillo, including “To a strap for the Stern and two long spikes,” “To Spikes & Deck Nails and a strap for mast,” “To working on your boat 10 days,” “To a journey to Boston,” and “To sixty feet Boards.” Adams adds up the figures for a total owed of £4.4.9. In fine condition, with tiny edge separations to vertical folds. With it is a nice high quality glossy 8×10 reprint photo of John Adams from an original oil painting. All comes professionally custom matted and framed using only the best archival materials. Overall size framed is 22.25 x 16.5″. Encased under UV protected glass, etc. Beautiful piece and a wonderful wall hanger. A full Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA will accompany this piece. 

By the time of this document Adams was established as a well-respected lawyer in Boston and had recently emerged on the political stage as a leader of the opposition to the Stamp Act of 1765. 

 John Adams, Jr. (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American lawyer, author, statesman, and diplomat. He served as thesecond President of the United States (1797–1801), the first Vice President (1789–97),[1] and as a Founding Father was a leader of American independence from Great Britain.[2] Adams was a political theorist in the Age of Enlightenment who promoted republicanism and a strong central government. His innovative ideas were frequently published. He was also a dedicated diarist and correspondent, particularly with his wife and key advisor Abigail.

 

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General Joseph Hooker War Date AES

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Major General Joseph Hooker War-date autograph endorsement signed as Major Genl. comdg., with original CDV and engraving. Overall fine. Nicely framed and presented to an overall size of 19.5 X 16.5 and ready for your wall. The frame itself has some minor wear. 

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President James Garfield ALS

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Featured here is a nice Autograph Letter Signed, “Ja. Garfield,” one page, 7.25 x 8.75, on April 18, 1870. Letter to S. B. Harmer, in full: “Yours of the 16th is received. The address of Genl. James B. Steedman is Toledo, Ohio; that of Don Carlos Buell I cannot learn. He is a native of Ohio, but was appointed from Indiana; where he at present resides I have no means of knowing.”

This item is nicely cloth-matted and framed with a portrait and an engraved plaque to an overall size of 27.25 x 25. Oversized. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and all handwriting just a shade light. A beautiful piece and quite large.

James A. Garfield was the 20th President of the U.S. until his assassination in 1881. He played a very active role commanding Union forces during the Civil War in such battles as Corinth, Middle Creek, Shiloh, and Chickamauga.

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